Kawasaki Recall 06V005000

NHTSA Campaign ID Component Manufacturer Recall Date Units Potentially Affected
06V005000 Steering Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A. 01/03/2006 103
Defect Summary
On certain motorcycles, the pinch bolt hole on the left side of the lower front fork triple clamp was not threaded to the full design depth. This allowed the pinch bolt to be tightened to its designed torque value, but did not provide sufficient clamping force on the left fork tube.
Consequence Summary
This condition could cause steering problems and create the potential for a crash resulting in injury or death.
Corrective Summary
Dealers will tap additional threads into the lower fork holder clamping bolt hole free of charge. Owners may contact Kawasaki at 866-802-9381.

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